Close  

Drug kill? Cop found dead in Caloocan City; shabu found on body

/ 01:24 PM July 30, 2016
SHOT DEAD. (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO)

SHOT DEAD. (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO)

MANILA — A policeman was found dead on a vacant lot in Caloocan City on Friday.

The Caloocan police said the body of PO1 Ferdinand Allen Jaravata had a gunshot wound in the head, a nylon cord around the neck and a plastic bag wrapping the face when discovered on a vacant lot on Waling Extension, Barangay 175, Camarin.

ADVERTISEMENT

Chief Insp. Alfredo Dulay, the community precinct commander in the area, said a concerned citizen alerted his unit about the victim around 6 a.m.

He said a sachet of suspected “shabu” (methamphetamine hydrochloride) was found on the corpse.

FEATURED STORIES

Jaravata was first identified based on the Philippine National Police ID card that was also found on the body. “We checked with PNP records and (found that) he is in active service’’ and assigned to the Eastern Police District, Dulay said.

Investigators have been doing further background checks on the victim — “if he was involved in drug activities” — to determine the motive for the killing and come up with suspects, the official added.  SFM

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Alfredo Dulay, anti-crime campaign, anti-drug operations, anti-drugs operation, Caloocan City Police, Chief Inspector Alfredo Dulay, Crime, crime victim, drug pushing, Drug trafficking, Eastern Police District, Ferdinand Allen Jaravata, illegal drug trade, Illegal drugs, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Metro, Murder, murdered policemen, Nation, news, Police, police investigation, Police Officer 1 Ferdinand Allen Jaravata, rubout, shabu, Shooting, slain policemen, Summary Execution
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.